Counties in the News, February 2, 2017
Thursday's news from counties across the state.NYSAC
Hundreds of County Officials Convened in Albany
Delegates from all 57 counties and the City of New York convened at the Legislative Conference of the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC). More than 900 attendees attended meetings, educational forums, keynote addresses and state budget presentations over the course of the three-day conference.
The county delegation received an insightful assessment of the state's economic conditions, a presentation on the sobering numbers of New Yorkers being lost to opioid addiction, and a stirring speech about the Governor's proposal to have county leaders convene local governments to develop a local referendum to share services.
Hempstead Gun Buyback Takes in 297 Illegal Firearms
Ulster County's car-charging stations could be off limits to county employees
Ulster County Building to Highlight 'National Wear Red Day'
WTBQ launches first annual coat drive for needy families
2017 Dutchess County Poet Laureate is Appointed
Chairman: Siemens owes Warren County money, but ...
Jefferson County officials to eye police force consolidation
Bringing Business to Oneida County (VIDEO)
Sales Tax Revenue Down in Chemung County
WELFARE FRAUD: Prosecutor Appointed to Handle Cases
United Way of Broome County Helps Qualifying Families Prepare Taxes
CENTRAL NEW YORK
USDA Farm Service Agency offers text alerts to Madison County producers
Bed tax revenues decrease in Genesee County
WESTERN NEW YORK
OUR VIEW: NY State government is ripe for reimagining
Erie County sues drugmakers over 'addictive and dangerous' painkillers
State attorney general sues Time Warner over defrauding New Yorkers over Internet speeds and performance
Horrigan joins county leaders in Albany
Joseph Lorigo named to ECIDA Board